7 edition of Civil War Stories and Poems found in the catalog.
by Dover Pubns
Written in English
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Stories. The Civil War touched every person and influenced every institution more profoundly than any other event in American history. Over half a million young Americans gave their lives fighting for or against the effort by Southern states to secede from the Union and preserve a society based on slave labor. Not only were civilians deeply. The American Civil War (–) was a separatist conflict between the United States Federal government (the "Union") and eleven Southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis. The Union, led by President Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party, opposed the expansion of slavery and .
For Whom the Bell Tolls is a novel by Ernest Hemingway published in It tells the story of Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer attached to a Republican guerrilla unit during the Spanish Civil a dynamiter, he is assigned to blow up a bridge during an attack on the city of Segovia.. It was published just after the end of the Spanish Civil War (–), whose Author: Ernest Hemingway. Ambrose Bierce's literary reputation is based primarily on his short stories about the Civil War and the supernatural—a body of work that makes up a relatively small part of his total output. Often compared to the tales of Edgar Allan Poe, these stories share an attraction to death in its more bizarre forms, featuring depictions of mental deterioration, uncanny and otherworldly.
The Yellow Birds, published in , is an elegiac and impressionistic portrayal of young combat soldiers during the Iraq war. Roundly lauded by critics—Michiko Kakutani called it “brilliantly observed and deeply affecting”— The Yellow Birds was a finalist for the National Book Award, won the Guardian First Book Award, and was listed by. This anthology commemorates the th anniversary of the American Civil War with reflections from both sides of the conflict. Compiled by an expert in the literature of the era, the poems and short stories appear in chronological :
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A collection of Short Stories, books, essays, speeches, letters, and poems that concern themselves with the American Civil War ( - ). This is a broad library containing novels like The Red Badge of Courage and Uncle Tom's Cabin, civil war stories by Ambrose Pierce, ppems from Julia Ward Howe and Emily Dickison, and historical documents including the.
10 Little-Known Stories From The US Civil War. Mark Oliver Comments. The US Civil War was a horrible, brutal war. Men raised their weapons against their countrymen, and they slaughtered one another in one of the most violent and devastating conflicts in US history.
By the end,people had died—more American casualties than World. Compiled by an expert in the literature of the era, the poems and short stories appear in chronological order.
They trace the war's progress and portray a gamut of moods, from the early days of eagerness to confront the foe to long years of horror This anthology commemorates the th anniversary of the American Civil War with reflections from 4/5(12).
A new book examines why 'Gone with the Wind' dominates popular memory of the Civil War—and which forgotten war stories are worth remembering. Published to coincide with the start of the th anniversary of the American Civil War, this new collection of important short works has been compiled by an expert on Civil War literature.
Contributors include many of the most famous authors of the era: Whitman, Melville, Longfellow, Bierce, Alcott, Twain, and Whittier.
Nurse, Soldier, Spy: the Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero. ISBN: Lexile: AD This picture book biography focuses solely on one aspect of Edmonds's life—her years of service in the Union Army. Extensive author notes and caricature style illustrations by John Hendrix make it especially useful and appealing.
7. "Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam": This is probably the best book ever written on any single battle of the Civil War. On Sept.
17,the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Poems and Songs of the American Civil War "The poems and songs of the Civil War era are gripping and the secession of South Carolina and the opening battle at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox and Lincoln's assassination, this wealth of literature records a remarkable period in American history from an urgent, contemporary perspective.
You might enjoy our collection of Civil War Stories and American History. Poems A Bird Came Down the Walk A Book A Charm Invests a Face A Narrow Fellow in the Grass A Thunderstorm Autumn A Wounded Deer Leaps Highest Because I Could Not Stop for Death Beclouded Bless God, he went as soldiers Chartless Come Slowly, Eden.
Shelby Dade Foote Jr. (Novem – J ) was an American writer and journalist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative, a three-volume history of the American Civil geographic and cultural roots in the Mississippi Delta, Foote's life and writing paralleled the radical shift from the agrarian planter system of the Old South to the Civil Rights era of the Born: Shelby Dade Foote Jr., Novem.
Sixteen dark and vivid selections by great satirist and short-story writer. "A Horseman in the Sky," "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," "Chickamauga," "A Son of the Gods," "What I Saw of Shiloh," "Four Days in Dixie" and 10 more. Masterly tales offer excellent examples of Bierce's dark pessimism and storytelling power.
Note. The Battlefields of the Civil War tells the stories of thirteen of the most important battles, including First Manassas, Shiloh, Antietam, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and the Wilderness.
William C. Davis not only describes the events and outcomes of those great engagements, but also delves into the characters of the army commanders, revealing in many cases just how much their 5/5(8). Get this from a library. Experiencing the American Civil War: novels, nonfiction books, short stories, poems, plays, films & songs.
[Kevin Hillstrom; Laurie Collier Hillstrom; Lawrence W Baker] -- Provides detailed information on twenty-five creative works about the Civil War era. Some of the works discussed in this collection were written, composed, or performed while the outcome of.
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War poetry: This is a collection of poems about war and soldier poems written in combat. Find First World War poems and videos, poetry from nine wars and Vietnam War Songs. War is the common denominator of civilizations.
More than history books are able to do, war poetry captures the essence of wars and transmits emotional legacies to. But, aside from the Civil War poetry here, the second section of this little book is comprised of Whitman's journal entries and letters he wrote during the war.
These are first-hand accounts of the war, stories from the make-shift hospitals and the Whitman's poetry style is not a favorite of mine, but you can not discount his passion.4/5. These poems enable us to better understand the role of poetry during the war years and how poetry helped unify citizens, inspire troops, memorialize the dead, and bind the nation's wounds in the aftermath of the war.
To read other examples of Civil War poetry, please review the selected bibliography of online Civil War poetry anthologies and. I have always loved reading about American history especially anything related to the Civil War. I recently purchased this page soft cover book (Civil War: Short stories and Poems edited by Bob Blaisdell – A Dover thrift edition) on Amazon for a bargain price/5(4).
In this exclusive extract from his new book, our foremost military historian, John Keegan, exposes the gruesome suffering endured by soldiers during the American Civil War, and the role of poet.
The Civil War was not only the last war fought entirely on U.S. soil, but it had the highest number of U.S. casualties, and this makes it an object of fascination for many kids.
While some of the earliest works written about the war tended to be one-sided, the authors of today try to take a more balanced view of both sides of the conflict/5(10). This anthology commemorates the th anniversary of the American Civil War with reflections from both sides of the conflict.
Compiled by an expert in the literature of the era, the poems and short stories appear in chronological order. They trace the war's progress and portray a gamut of moods, from the early days of eagerness to confront the foe to long years .The poetry Whitman wrote had always been inspired by the changing world around him, and so his eyewitness experience of the Civil War naturally began to infuse new poems.
Before the war, he had issued three editions of "Leaves of Grass." But he saw fit to issue an entirely new book of poems, which he called Drum Taps.Sex In The Civil War, The Story the Soldiers Wouldn't Tell.
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